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Savasta Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from Greek Sebastia, from medieval Greek Sebastos, a personal name meaning ‘venerable’, used in the Byzantine Empire as a title of respect, being the Greek equivalent of the Latin Augustus (see Sebastian).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Savas, Savaria, Salata, Savastano, Favata, Kalista, Sava, Sabat

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Where is the Savasta family from?

You can see how Savasta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savasta family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Savasta families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Savasta's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Savasta families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Savasta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Savasta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Savasta. 37% of Savasta men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Savasta women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Savasta were Carpenter and Stone Setter.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Machinist
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • New Worker
  • Press Maker
  • Stone Setter
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What Savasta family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 639 census records available for the last name Savasta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savasta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 393 immigration records available for the last name Savasta. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 143 military records available for the last name Savasta. For the veterans among your Savasta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savasta lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Savasta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Savasta in 1962 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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